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Lahntal Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Lahntal, Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Lahntal Municipality

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Gießen District , state Hesse
banner approval unknown
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Source: this online catalogue

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

Coat of Arms

Shield Gules semy of trefoils Argent, three in chief and four in base, a fess wavy Argent, superimposed by an inescutcheon Argent, charged with a throughout cross Sable and superimposing a abbesses' crozier Or in bend with velum Argent.
The bar wavy is symbolising Lahn River. The seven trefoils are symbolising the seven former municipalities: Brungershausen, Caldern, Goßfelden, Göttingen, Kernbach, Sarnau and Sterzhausen. The historically important Caldern Abbey is represented by the crozier. The inescutcheon with the arms of the Teutonic Order represents the area South of the Lahn around Go▀felden, which was a dominion of the order.
Source: Ralf hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2017

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